Press Releases

IRI Wins Top Operational Excellence Award at MRS Operations Awards 2018

IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, has been recognised for its outstanding operational excellence at this year’s MRS Operations Awards 2018. The Operations Awards or ‘Oppies’ are the only awards that recognise operations talent in the research sector and reward companies that can demonstrate world-class talent and skills.

IRI Reveal European Food Manufacturers at Risk of Losing Control on Nutritional Labelling

Food manufacturers need to get serious on nutritional labelling or risk losing control of the issue entirely according to analysis by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries.

Sales of glitter cosmetics hitting peak sparkle, up 321%, according to IRI

Summer festivals and Love Island see shoppers buy 60,000 more glitter products

European Shoppers focusing more on quality than price with Olive Oil purchases as volume sales decline – IRI analysis

Price inflation and higher production costs drive Olive Oil market up to €3bn

Google Selects IRI to Join New Measurement Partners Program

IRI to Provide Marketing Mix Analysis Solutions That Boost Return-on-Marketing Investment by as Much as 12 Percent

Private label outperforms FMCG brands in Europe, as retailers up product quality in a bid to drive differentiation and loyalty – new IRI report reveals

Regional value share for private label grows to highest levels at 39.4%

Sales of beard oil up impacting men’s razor purchases – IRI data analysis

Sugar tax adds £5m in soft drink retail sales according to IRI market data

– Bracknell, UK: Since the UK soft drinks sugar levy came into force on 6th April 2018, market data from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, indicates that in the two weeks following the introduction of the sugar levy, sales of soft drinks rose in value by £5m to £167m per week.

Sales of sparkling wine, cakes and baking products up during Royal Wedding as shoppers toast the happy couple

£1.68 billion spent in UK supermarkets during a week of wedding fever

IRI Recognized by Independent Research Firm as a Strong Performer in Marketing Measurement and Optimization Solutions

Independent Research Firm Cites IRI for Strong Technology Foundation, Impressive Data Assets and Industry Expertise

Will the Asda-Sainsbury’s merger create a new retailer fit for the 21st century customer?

Fighting Fat with numbers: data is at the heart of the war on obesity but how can suppliers wield it?

Dan Finke, Managing Director IRI UK, the leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG suppliers and retailers, explains why the war on obesity cannot be won without investment in data and analytics technology.

‘On-the-go’ consumers driving sales of snacks across Europe – IRI 2017 top selling FMCG categories

Demand for convenience and food and drink ‘on-the-go’ is helping to drive sales of snacking products, particularly crisps and salty snacks, across Europe.

Alcohol worth £16 billion is UK’s leading FMCG category – IRI’s launches Top Categories 2017 report

IRI appoints Olly Abotorabi to newly created regional market insights role

To meet growing demand by FMCG manufacturers and retailers for turning market read into actionable insights

Blakemore Trade Partners selects IRI SalesOut as its data sharing and technology partner

SalesOut’s Unify Supplier Collaboration Platform will help Blakemore Trade Partners and its suppliers improve joint business planning

Demand for more natural ingredients in beauty products added £1.4m to sales of facial scrubs in last year according to IRI market data

4 out of 10 of the top selling facial scrub brands use clay, sugar, salt or fruits as alternatives to microbeads

Beast from the ‘eats’ – shoppers spend £15 million on soup during week of bad weather, according to IRI sales data

Sales of bird feed, bacon and milk also deliver boost to UK supermarkets

1 in 5 meals eaten out of home as European consumers favour service over home cooking

New European report on Out of Home foodservice sales from IRI highlights increase in eating out throughout the day added €4.1bn to food service sales in 2017

IRI recognised as an Investor in People

IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.